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Aerospace engineer

Shoichiro Mihara, Japanese aerospace engineer. Achievements include patents in fields. Named one of Top Ten Excellent Engineers, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 2001; recipient Presidential award, 1998, Executive Dir’s. award, 2001. Member of International Academy Astronautics.

Background

Mihara, Shoichiro was born on December 25, 1953 in Hamada, Shimane, Japan. Son of Shoei and Nobuko Mihara.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1979. Master of Science in Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988.

Career

Aerospace engineer Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Japan, 1979—1988, chief engineer, 1988—1991. Section manager Mitsubhishi Electric Corporation, 1991—1995. Deputy program manager Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 1995—2000.

Project manager Mitsubhisi Electric Corporation, 2000—2004. Senior researcher Institute Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer, Chiyoda-ku, 2004—2009, general manager, since 2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in fields.

Membership

Member of International Academy Astronautics.

Connections

Married Noriko Kunii, November 24, 1979. Children: Yuichiro, Kentaro, Ryuytaro.

father:
Shoei Mihara

mother:
Nobuko Mihara

spouse:
Noriko Kunii

child:
Yuichiro Mihara

child:
Kentaro Mihara

child:
Ryuytaro Mihara